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Hut group SSW of Cefngarw, Ysbyty

A Scheduled Monument in Ysbyty Ifan, Conwy

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Latitude: 52.9574 / 52°57'26"N

Longitude: -3.8032 / 3°48'11"W

OS Eastings: 278963

OS Northings: 341523

OS Grid: SH789415

Mapcode National: GBR 64.KLMG

Mapcode Global: WH66P.KX4P

Entry Name: Hut group SSW of Cefngarw, Ysbyty

Scheduled Date: 13 December 1996

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 3451

Cadw Legacy ID: CN242

Schedule Class: Domestic

Category: Hut circle settlement

Period: Prehistoric

County: Conwy

Community: Ysbyty Ifan

Traditional County: Denbighshire


The site is located in remote, upland rough pasture about 600m south-south-east of Cefngarw. It lies on the fairly level terrace below a rocky knoll beside a marshy area. The monument comprises a group of four roughly circular huts dating from the Iron Age and Romano-British period, with a small paddock attached to two of the huts. Although tumbled the walls of the huts were clearly substantial and included large blocks of masonry in their construction.

The scheduled area comprises a rectangle measuring 80m NE-SW x 40m.

Source: Cadw

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